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A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.

by Thomas Carruthers Found in: Literature Quotes,
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If the radiance of a thousand sunsWere to burst at once into the skyThat would be like the splendor of read more

If the radiance of a thousand sunsWere to burst at once into the skyThat would be like the splendor of the Mighty one --I am become Death,The shatterer of Worlds. - Bhagavad Gita.

by Hindu Spiritual Found in: Literature Quotes,
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Literature is a power to be possessed, not a body of objects to be studied.

Literature is a power to be possessed, not a body of objects to be studied.

by Anon. Found in: Literature Quotes,
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For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,And breathed in the face of the foe as he read more

For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd;And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill,And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still! - Destruction of Sennacherib, The.

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The universe is made up of stories, not of atoms.

The universe is made up of stories, not of atoms.

by Muriel Rukeyser Found in: Literature Quotes,
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All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them.

All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them.

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They castrate the books of other men in order that with the fat of their works they may lard their read more

They castrate the books of other men in order that with the fat of their works they may lard their own lean volumes.

by Jovius Found in: Literature Quotes,
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People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.

People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.

by Chinua Achebe Found in: Literature Quotes,
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Time the great destroyer of other men's happiness, only enlarges
the patrimony of literature to its possessor.

Time the great destroyer of other men's happiness, only enlarges
the patrimony of literature to its possessor.

by Isaac D'israeli Found in: Literature Quotes,
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